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Best Downtown Book?

Discussion in 'The Sports Book' started by fenway68, Apr 27, 2016.

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  1. fenway68

    fenway68 High-Roller

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    Title says it all?

    -seating?
    -viewing/screens/tvs etc
    -Drink Comps
    -Track selection

    and anything else you wish to comment on

    spending our whole trip DT, and like to spend part of a day betting horses and a little baseball

    we usually hang at Bellagio's or Caesars book when we are on strip, I know DT won't compare, but want the best experience we can get, we realize this will be a very different trip and actually welcome the change
     
  2. NickPapageorgio

    NickPapageorgio OG of the Sal Sagev Hotel

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    The Plaza.... It's big but its not that great. For downtown however, its about all there is besides a few broom closets (Fremont/ The D) The El Cortez book isn't bad for downtown, but no atmosphere.

    Nick:beer:
     
  3. wisconsin terp

    wisconsin terp Tourist

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    If you want to bet horses you are limited to three really. Plaza, Nugget, and Fremont. Viewing seating and track selection all favor the Plaza and in my mind its not close. They are also fairly easy on drink comps for horse bettors. Fremont is by far the easiest drink comps of any sportsbook I have been in but they expire at midnight that day. Plazas are good for 48 hours
     
  4. fenway68

    fenway68 High-Roller

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    Thanks for the info
     
  5. makikiboy

    makikiboy VIP Whale

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    Could have sworn that the El Cortez also handles the horsies.
     
  6. wisconsin terp

    wisconsin terp Tourist

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    they do but they said they were used to caesars and Bellagio.... and I was a bit afraid to offer up the el co for their first trip downtown :)
     
  7. fenway68

    fenway68 High-Roller

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    not first trip downtown, just first ALL downtown trip; we love elCO and plan to spend some good amount of time there! Trust me, we are down to earth folks, who like Caesars and Bellagio because it allows us to pretend to be big shots while we place $5/10/20 bets on the ponies!!
     
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